Creatures

From the prehistoric to the present, learn about the fascinating features of creatures near and far.

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Events

curious crew elephant toothpaste roadshow

Elephant Toothpaste with Curious Crew

Virtual Event in partnership with WKAR on June 22 at 10am

Detroit Zoo Penguins event with Michigan Learning Channel

Behind the Scenes with the Penguins from the Detroit Zoo

Online Event on June 24 at 10am

This Week's Lessons

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  • Why Mosquitos Buzz in our Ears

    Why Mosquitos Buzz in our Ears

    EnglishSocial Studies1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes always seem to be buzzing in our ears? Join David, educator and storyteller for the Detroit Zoological Society, as he tel…

  • Animal Welfare Tale: Buster and Trio

    Animal Welfare Tale: Buster and Trio

    EnglishSocial Studies1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    In this episode of Animal Welfare Tales, we share the stories of Buster and Trio, two thoroughbred horses who were rescued from the horse racing industry and f…

  • When the Giraffes First Raised Their Necks

    When the Giraffes First Raised Their Necks

    EnglishSocial Studies1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Kindergarten

    Why do giraffes stand so tall? Join David, educator and storyteller, as he tells the tale of "When the Giraffes First Raised Their Necks" through visual storyt…

  • Creatures
    Lesson 304

    Creatures

    English1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

    The episode discusses some potential careers, including some you may never have thought about, and talks about having the courage to participate in something t…

  • W is for Wild Weather
    Lesson 208

    W is for Wild Weather

    EnglishKindergarten

    Learn about the letter W and build words using all the letters we have learned so far.

  • Authors Share Writing
    Lesson 208

    Authors Share Writing

    English1st Grade

    Learn about what is above and below the snow in winter.

  • Garbage vs. Recycling and Making Words
    Lesson 208

    Garbage vs. Recycling and Making Words

    English2nd Grade

    Make a mystery word and learn all about‌ recycling.

  • More Closed Syllables and Climate Challenges
    Lesson 208

    More Closed Syllables and Climate Challenges

    English3rd Grade

    Practice closed syllables, read about climate challenges, and brainstorm writing ideas.